Security

More airlines join TSA PreCheck

03 February 2017
PreCheck is now offered by 30 airlines operating at more than 180 US airports (pictured is PreCheck at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in 2016). Source: PA

A total of 30 airlines are now participating in the US Transportation Security Administration PreCheck programme, after 11 more carriers signed up in January 2017.

The new participants are: Aruba Airlines, Avianca, Boutique Airlines, Emirates, Key Lime Air, Miami Air International, Southern Airways Express, Spirit Airlines, Sunwing, Virgin Atlantic, and Xtra Airways.

PreCheck is an expedited screening programme for pre-approved travellers - US citizens who are members of a participating airline's frequent flyer programme, Global Entry members or Canadian members of the NEXUS programme - who pay USD17 per year or USD85 for five years.

The programme is in place at more than 180 airports in the United States.

To contact the author of this article, email Ben.Vogel@ihsmarkit.com


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